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    Spring Cleaning

    March 4th, 2010 admin

    Everything around here seems to be shedding those winter blues. It’s no longer dark when I wake up for work in the morning, the birds are all flooding back home and we have our new selection of spring flowers. I was sitting at my desk staring out of the window at the blue sky (which is [...]

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    Celebrate Pink

    October 23rd, 2008 admin

    Here in the Pacific Northwest, it’s a very colorful month filled with every shade of red, orange and brown. You can’t help but think of those bright fall colors when you think of October. But have you heard? Pink is the color of October. Everyone knows that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. I have to [...]

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    Think Pink

    October 17th, 2008 admin

    Recently I had the awesome opportunity to join some of my co-workers on the Susan G. Komen Race For the Cure in Portland, Oregon and I can’t begin to describe to you the impact that such an event had on me. I was inspired, touched, saddened, elated and above all honored, to be among the [...]

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    A Race for the Cure

    October 14th, 2008 admin

    Recently GiftTree participated in one of the most popular events here in the Northwest, The Race for the Cure. I’m a person that is not as involved in the community as I would like to be so when I received the e-mail asking if I would like to participate, I quickly took the opportunity to [...]

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    The A B C’s of Going Green

    October 10th, 2008 admin

    A. Adopt something. An animal, a street, a neighborhood. There’s almost no limit to the number of  environmental causes you can join! B. Buy products made of recycled materials. C. Change water cups around office cooler to 100% Bio-compostable cups, like we did here at GiftTree. D. Don’t buy aerosols! They can’t be recycled and most [...]

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    GiftTree Supports Local Walk & Knock for Food Banks this Holiday Season

    September 26th, 2008 admin

    Guest Blogger: Amy H. For 23 years, the Walk & Knock Food Drive in Clark County, Washington has been bringing the community together and providing aid to food banks in the Vancouver area. With the help of thousands of volunteers, people go walking and knocking on doors to collect donations of non-perishable foods, supplies and money [...]

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    Talk Like a Pirate Day

    September 19th, 2008 admin

    Apparently today is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Who knew? Sports fans all over the world. Word is, Talk Like a Pirate Day was born when a racquetball injury caused the injured to cry out with an “Arrrr!” So, if you’ve ever had an inkling to talk like a pirate, here is your chance, and [...]

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    Be Sure to Get a Cone with That Ice Cream!

    August 7th, 2008 Carrie

    I’m always looking for ways to Go Green, and to encourage my family to do the same. Here’s a few things I came across that I thought were fun and easy to do! -When going out for ice cream, get a cone rather than a bowl. That way you’re eating your utensils instead of throwing [...]

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    Going Green for Going Back to School

    July 28th, 2008 Carrie

    For those with kids in school, each year you have to go buy school supplies. My son is still in elementary school and at the end of each school year he brings back left over supplies that the teacher divides up between students. Which means we have a ton of crayons, colored pencils, glue sticks, [...]

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    Camp Fire Fun

    July 25th, 2008 admin

    Wo-He-Lo (That’s the Camp Fire Greeting and is from the beginning of the words Work, Health, Love) We just finished creating over 40 gifts for the Camp Fire USA “Blue Jeans and BBQ” auction which is to be held at Camp Namanu on August 2nd. We had great fun taking all the donated gifts and putting [...]

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